Whether you’re a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, or you’re already in college, there’s an opportunity for you in this month’s college scholarships listings. Take advantage of time off from school during holiday and semester breaks to fill out scholarship applications and write scholarship essays.
Check out our list of eight college scholarships with deadlines in December 2013.
Colorado Women’s Sports Fund Association: Women and girls of any age, who participate in sports and live in Northern Colorado, can apply for one of several $500 scholarships. A personal essay and letter of recommendation is required. Deadline: December 1
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program: Do you live in a community serviced by Comcast? If so, you may qualify to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. High school seniors with a GPA of 2.8 or higher who demonstrate leadership abilities can apply. You’ll need to have your high school principal or guidance counselor nominate you. Deadline: December 7
Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Scholarship: High school seniors and current undergraduate students with Hispanic heritage and a minimum 3.0 GPA can apply for this scholarship, with awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline: December 15
“If The Shoe Fits” Birkenstock Essay Scholarship: If you’re 15 or older you can apply for this $1,000 scholarship. To apply, you’ll need to submit an essay. Deadline: December 16
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards: High school seniors who run their own small business can apply for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 from the National Federation of Independent Business. About 100 students nationwide are selected to receive awards each year. Deadline: December 18
Best Price Nutrition Student Scholarship: Fill out a survey about your health and fitness goals, and answer an essay question to apply for this one-time $1,000 scholarship to cover college costs in 2014. Deadline: December 31
Good Deeds Scholarship: Any high school student (9th through 12th grade) can apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Just write a 250-word essay about a volunteer or community service activity you’ve done (or plan to do) that has helped make the world better. Deadline: December 31
Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship: An online retailer of medical supplies is offering a scholarship for full-time college students pursuing a degree in a medical field. The top winner gets $3,500, while second place gets $1,000 and third place gets $500. Applicants must submit an essay on their career choice and goals, and must follow the company on one of its social media channels. Deadline: December 31
Of course, the college scholarships listed here are only a few of the many scholarships available. See our My College Guide Sophomore Edition article on finding scholarships to learn more about how to find additional scholarship opportunities to help pay for college.
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